Who are we?
The Case Management Aftercare program provides, through an individual case management approach, community follow-up and support to individuals with long-term, serious mental illness. Services are provided by nurses and social workers who work as members of the Community Mental Health Teams located throughout Grey and Bruce counties.
What do we do?
Services offered include the following:
- Case management for people living with long-term psychiatric illness
- Counselling with individuals, couples and families
- Support Groups
- Education about mental disorders and use of psychiatric medications
- Teaching of life and social skills
- Community Education
- Participation in community development
- Referral to other appropriate team and/or community services
Whom do we serve?
Persons living with long-term psychiatric illness such as schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder. The specific criteria for admission are people who:
- Have a diagnosis of a major psychiatric disorder of long-term duration
- Are sixteen years of age or older
- Are residents of Grey or Bruce counties
- Have a current ongoing involvement with a psychiatrist
- Note: Those clients who do not have a psychiatrist when referred, arrangements will be made through the Community Mental Health Team for a psychiatric assessment, and a case review, as needed.
Where do referrals come from?
We accept referrals from hospital inpatient unit, psychiatrists, family physicians, community agencies, family members and clients who self refer. Referrals should be directed to the Community Mental Health Team in your area.
Is there a cost? Case Management Aftercare is a program of the Grey Bruce Health Services and is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Our services are offered free of charge.
Can we help you?
If you require more information about Case Management Aftercare services please contact the Community Mental Health Team in your area.
Sponsoring Agency - Grey Bruce Health Services